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Old 02-17-2011, 10:13 PM
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Default Weaver's Delight Loom

Anyone have any experience with the Weaver's Delight loom made my Newcomb loom company. My father just purchased one at a sale for twenty bucks and dropped it off on us. We have a cambridge four harness made by Reed Mfg. but this looks like a good loom but it has the automatic of "flying shuttle" mechanism and I know nothing about it. Anoyone have experience with this?
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Anyone have any experience with the Weaver's Delight loom made my Newcomb loom company. My father just purchased one at a sale for twenty bucks and dropped it off on us. We have a cambridge four harness made by Reed Mfg. but this looks like a good loom but it has the automatic of "flying shuttle" mechanism and I know nothing about it. Anoyone have experience with this?
oldtimer,

Call Berea College and ask to talk to the supervisor in the Fiber Arts Workshop.

For those who are not familiar with Berea College, Berea College provides 100% free college education (including all room & board. In exchange the students work 10 hours per week in the schools workshops making traditional items that are sold at the Schools Store and via the internet. The school has a Blacksmith Shop, a Broom shop, a Weaving shop, a Pottery shop and a Woodworking shop.

Berea College is located in Berea, KY.
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I lived near Berea many years ago and bought a norwood cherry 4 harness loom. Took a class. Great place and wondering if they still do individual classes. It has been a long time and I need another class. I packed it up and we were shipped oversees for 7 years) I live near Tulsa now so wondering if anyone knows of classes. I warped the loom and it sits. off topic sorry.

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Call Berea College and ask to talk to the supervisor in the Fiber Arts Workshop.

For those who are not familiar with Berea College, Berea College provides 100% free college education (including all room & board. In exchange the students work 10 hours per week in the schools workshops making traditional items that are sold at the Schools Store and via the internet. The school has a Blacksmith Shop, a Broom shop, a Weaving shop, a Pottery shop and a Woodworking shop.

Berea College is located in Berea, KY.
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Smile Did you get help?

We have three Newcomb flying shuttle looms and love weaving on them. Did you get the help you need to get started?
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